2019 - 2020 INDIANA
BOYS TRACK & FIELD
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
JASON
SWARENS
THROWS
SOUTH VIGO HS
TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-4
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
57-11.5
SHOT PUT
NO. 35
2020 SHOT PUT RANKING
1ST
2019 STATE MEET
“Jason is the first one to practice—whether that is the weight room or the track—and he is the last one to leave. His determination to be the best at whatever he’s doing is evident in the way he carries himself, along with the way he pursues each and every task.”
Jonathan Lee
Head Coach - Terre Haute South Vigo coach

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-4, 280-pound senior hurled the shot put 57 feet, 11.5 inches this past winter, which ranked as the nation’s No. 35 performance among prep competitors during the 2020 indoor season. Selected as the 2020 Mr. Field Event by the Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches, Swarens won the shot put at the 2019 state meet and placed 11th in the event at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor.

Academic Achievement


Swarens has maintained a 3.81 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in track and field on scholarship at the University of Wisconsin.

Exemplary Character


Swarens has served as an instructor for younger track athletes and has volunteered locally on behalf of his community’s Diversity Walk.